ACTIVITIES FOR VILLAGE DRIVE VILLAGE

Silver Members may phone the helpline concierge for details and RSVPs.

VILLAGE WALKING CLUB is suspended until April

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

 

HEARING on Proposed Wellness Center for Older Adults at Braddock Glenn. Thursday, February 21 at 10:30 and again at 7:00. Details at  https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/neighborhood-community-services/wellness-center-for-older-adults 

TASTY TUESDAY LUNCH BUNCH. 11:30 Feb 26. The Lunch Bunch is a Village Drive Village Club. You don’t have to be a member to come with us, however.   Chuy’s : https://www.google.com/maps/place/Chuy's/@38.8510188,-77.3370092,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b64f1dc917701f:0x88c6fd7f790683a1!8m2!3d38.8510146!4d-77.3348205?hl=en&authuser=0 

Contact Activities@villageDriveVillage.org  for reservations or carpool arrangements; members may phone the concierge.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

PANEL DISCUSSION ON FRAUDS AND SCAMS. 1:00 Thursday, Feb. 28 at The Woodlands. To reserve a seat, phone (703) 667-9801.

VILLAGE HAPPY HOUR. Meet your neighbors! Bring beverages and snacks to share at Pam T’s house. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for more info

 

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

MASTERS MONDAY: 7:00 Mar 11: Master Politician Braddock District Supervisor John Cook speaking and answering questions about our neighborhood interactions with county agencies and resources. Ballroom at The Woodlands.

TASTY TUESDAY LUNCH BUNCH: 11:30 Mar 12: Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Centerville. The Lunch Bunch is a Village Drive Village Club, but we welcome all neighbors to join us. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for carpool info and RSVP. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Carrabba's+Italian+Grill/@38.8392491,-77.4419576,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b644f1b8e6d909:0x538e156ec7fcfcb9!8m2!3d38.8392491!4d-77.4397636?hl=en 

FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB WHICH MEETS ON THURSDAYS noon Mar 14 at Fairfax Old Town Hall.

http://www.fmmc.org/event/old-town-hall-concert-series-25/ 

Some of us usually go out to lunch afterwards. Contact Chair@villagedrivevillage.org  or 571-274-5349 for carpool or other info.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

VOLUNTEER TRAINING. 2:00-3:00 Saturday, March 16 Contact memberservices@villagedrivevillage.org to fill out a volunteer application if you haven’t already, and to let member services know you are coming.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

PERSONAL HEARING SCREENING.  Friday, March 22,  11:00-2:00 by appointment only.  Phone (703) 667-9801 March 1 or later. The Woodlands.  

BROWN BAG LUNCH BUNCH. 11:30 Thursday, Mar 28. The Brown Bag Lunch Bunch is a Village Drive Village Club but neighbors are welcome to join us. The is a good chance to get to know your neighbors better  Bring your lunch and beverage. Hosts will provide dessert. This month at Carole’s. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for carpool info and RSVP.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

HEARING AIDS:  “Beware and Be WIse.”  2:00 Friday, March 29. Presentation at The Woodlands by Bonnie O’Leary, Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons. This is not a sales pitch; just good info. We have heard her speak.

MASTERS MONDAY: 7:00 Apr 1.  Cynthia Metcalf, Master Gardener, speaking on Container Gardening. BallRoom at The Woodlands.

WEDNESDAY WALKING CLUB.  10:00 Wednesdays starting April 3. Meet a picnic table near the Brentwood Park Playground https://www.google.com/maps/place/Brentwood+Park+Playground+and+Pond/@38.8360119,-77.3601378,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b64f2056b0c1a5:0x864952fe3b27d06c!8m2!3d38.8360119!4d-77.3579438?hl=en 

We walk about a mile around the neighborhood. Dogs and children welcome. You can park at the cul de sacs on Appling Valley or Goodwood. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for more information.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

FIREPIT FRIDAY. 6:30 Apr 5. Bring beverages. Marshmallows provided. Neighbors, children, and grandchildren welcome. Bob's backyard. Contact chair@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for info.

SATURDAY SAUNTERING CLUB. 9:00 starting April 6. meet at NE corner of the Government Center Parking Lot C, far left of the flag: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Parking+Lot+C/@38.8545633,-77.3591311,372m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b64f6b7dbb504d:0xf9fc3ceb323f556a!8m2!3d38.854722!4d-77.3577927?hl=en  We walk about 2 miles on paved or gravel trails, along a creek, around ponds and the pollinator meadow. We often see hawks, deer, heron, ducks, foxes....  Neighbors, children, and dogs welcome. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for carpool info and questions.

Northern VA Positive Aging and Wellness Fair. 8:45-4:00. Apr 8.  www.positiveagingfair.com 

LUNCH BUNCH 11:30 Thursday, Apr 11.  Ornery Beer Company & Public House, 3950 University Dr STE 209, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA. The Lunch Bunch is a Village Drive Village Club, but we welcome all neighbors to join us. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for carpool info and RSVP.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

BROWN BAG LUNCH BUNCH. 11:30 Thursday, Apr 25. The Brown Bag Lunch Bunch is a Village Drive Village Club but neighbors are welcome to join us. The is a good chance to get to know your neighbors better  Bring your lunch and beverage. Hosts will provide dessert. This month at Pam T’s. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for carpool info and RSVP.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB. 3:00 Thursdays. Learn or refresh your Spanish language conversational skills with our club meeting weekly with videos, optional worksheets, and fun. Meeting at Ed Conway’s apartment at The Woodlands. More information: news@villagedrivevillage.org

NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALE. 8:00 till noon, Saturday, Apr 27. We'll provide the publicity; you provide the yards and junk. This is a good opportunity to declutter and become a reformed hoarder. We’re looking for a volunteer with a truck to transport the left-over junk to Goodwill. Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for info.

HIGH TEA WITH CAROLE. 1:00 Saturday, May 4.  An authentic traditional English tea. Very special!  Ladies may wear hats, gentlemen coats and ties. RSVP to activities@villagedrivevillage.org or 571 274-5349.

TBA: MOVIE MONDAY $. 11:00   tba . Need a ride or more info? Contact activities@villagedrivevillage.org.

TBA: TUESDAY  

TBA: TASTY TUESDAY LUNCH BUNCH $.  11:30  . Restaurant tba.  The Lunch Bunch is a Village Drive Village Club. You don’t have to be a member to come with us, however. For more information, contact concierge@villagedrivevillage.org  or phone 571-274-5349 and leave a message; members may phone the concierge.

TBA: International Progressive Dinner?

TBA: Birthday bagels  

TBA: Tasty Tuesday Coffee Club? Thirsty Thursday Coffee Club?

TBA: SPECIAL SATURDAY POTLUCK COOKOUT. Village Drive Village will provide water, plates, utensils, napkins, and the meats to be cooked by the host. Everyone else should bring a side or dessert. RSVP to concierge@villagedrivevillage.org.

TBA: poker club?, bridge club? Book club?

TBA: carpool to Ono Brewery in Chantilly  They have a beer sampling system sort of like the wine system upstairs at Whole Foods

TBA: Masters Mondays in winter and spring: Master Techies Workshop, more Master Gardeners,   other masters

 Tba BULB AND PLANT EXCHANGE.  Bring bulbs and plants to trade. Picnic tables at Brentwood Park. map: https://www.google.com/maps/@38.8362922,-77.3583537,18z?hl=en&authuser=1.